GMAT Prep

Why Should You Get an MBA?

By - Feb 14, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

It’s a simple question: why should you get an MBA? Maybe you shouldn’t. Let’s just get that out of the way right now. Despite chewing on the idea and even finding some solid reasons to toss onto the ‘Yes’ pile, it may well be true...

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GMAT Data Sufficiency and Averages

By - Feb 13, 13:00 PM   Comments [1]

Who’s afraid of a little GMAT Data Sufficiency and Averages? Not you! Take this one step-by-step to get to the correct answer. Consider timing yourself to see how close you are to the 2 minute suggested average for GMAT DS questions. Post your answer here in the...

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GMAT Question of the Week: Data Sufficiency and Averages – The Explanation

By - Feb 13, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you haven’t already, visit our GMAT Data Sufficiency and Averages practice problem and give it a try on your own before reading the explanation. To get this question correct, you must combine your knowledge of fundamental math concepts with use of the Kaplan Method and strategies...

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GMAT Question of the Week: Data Sufficiency and Averages

By - Feb 11, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Who’s afraid of a little GMAT Data Sufficiency and Averages? Not you! Take this one step-by-step to get to the correct answer. We’ll post the explanation in a couple days. Happy practicing! Post your answers here in the comments, or on Facebook. We’ll provide a full explanation...

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When Should You Take the GMAT?

By - Feb 10, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Prepping for the GMAT is tough, and it’s easy to underestimate the time and work necessary for GMAT success.  Even when a GMAT student does lay out a sufficient runway, exploits the highest quality test prep materials available and utilizes those materials consistently and effectively, that MBA...

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Kaplan Exclusive: Have an Official GMAT Test Day Experience

By - Feb 7, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Realistic practice is key to success on GMAT test day when preparing for your exam.  If your preparation does not stress practice that is similar to the actual GMAT, you will encounter surprises on test day and will not achieve the highest score possible. Many of...

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How To Decide on Safety Schools for MBA

By - Feb 6, 08:46 AM   Comments [0]

For many business school candidates, Round 3 is a time to sit back, relax and wait for the MBA admissions committees to make their decisions. However, for others, the third round is a time to be conservative and apply to a safety school. But what...

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Your Business School Application: Start Yesterday

By - Feb 4, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Anyone interested in full-time MBA programs hopefully already knows that most institutions have Round 1 application deadlines in or near the month of October. Yet, it is likely that a sizable percentage of those interested, perhaps even the majority, do not know anything about business...

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Finding Flaws in the Argument: Part I

By - Feb 3, 21:00 PM   Comments [0]

When we say that someone is “always finding flaws” in another person, we usually mean that in an unflattering way. However, the AWA Argument essay is where you can allow this flaw-finding faculty of yours to shine, if you have it.

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The Hidden Tactic

By - Feb 3, 21:00 PM   Comments [0]

Although most students know how to determine the prime factorization of a number, only rarely will you see a question phrased so bluntly. More likely, the question will hint at the issue in a roundabout fashion:

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